KFC Coleslaw


Well, who doesn’t love the famous Kentucky fried chicken, right? But along with it, there’s a special add-on, you will love to have the recipe of – the Coleslaw. It is the perfect side dish to enjoy with BBQ meals or picnics. It is a super-easy yet delicious dish to make. A creamy and crunchy coleslaw is what everyone loves to have with fried chicken, cheeseburgers, club sandwiches, or a mighty beef steak. So, this one recipe is a must to have in your cookbook.

As delicious as it tastes, not to mention that this is a healthy and wholesome meal itself. From kids to adults, everyone loves my KFC-style coleslaw recipe, and here, I am going to share the detailed recipe along with the special secret ingredient. Read below to get the recipe and amaze your guests with this creamy Coleslaw at your next dinner party.

Is there anything special about the dressing of KFC coleslaw:

The dressing is the fun part, and you are going to love it. It has a sugary flavor yet a hint of vinegar, making the dressing perfect for Coleslaw. Moreover, the fresh lemon juice indeed makes the dressing taste delicious.

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Does this recipe taste like the restaurant?

Yes, it is just on point. You will see that only a few ingredients have changed from the usual recipe of Coleslaw. After researching and trying it again and again, I was able to make the copycat recipe. I hope you try and enjoy it.

KFC Coleslaw Recipe

Well, who doesn’t love the famous Kentucky fried chicken, right? But along with it, there’s a special add-on, you will love to have the recipe of – the Coleslaw.
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  • Mayonnaise half cup
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 1 carrot shredded
  • Yellow onion or white 1 chopped
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsp
  • 1 small cabbage shredded
  • Milk ¼ cup
  • Buttermilk ¼ cup
  • Granulated sugar ⅓ cup
  • Apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp


  • In a bowl, add all the veggies and mix them.
  • Take another bowl and add all the dressing ingredients and mix them well. Combine it with the veggies and keep it in the fridge for 4-5 hours at least.
  • If possible, cool it overnight for the best results.
  • It is ready to serve.


You can even purchase shredded Coleslaw from the grocery store. It can be a little different when it comes to the veggies like KFC, but you will have everything ready if you are in a hurry.

What to serve with the KFC coleslaw?

There are so many things, and I can say everything can go with this Coleslaw. You can make any burger, sandwich, BBQ item, baked chicken, pot recipes, and grilled meat. You can even make it for tea, parties, potluck, and bigger gatherings.

What is the secret of the KFC coleslaw recipe ?

There has been a lot of popularity over the internet about the KFC coleslaw. I had to try and make it like them for my friends and family. The sugar and onion are the secret ingredients that can be hard to guess, but if you add them to your coleslaw recipes, you will see an incredible change.

How long does it last?

You can keep it in the fridge for 5 days. Just keep it in an airtight container so the Coleslaw does not get all watery.


1 Comment

  1. Lonnie C. Whitt

    5 stars
    Your recipies are the best.

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